ANZ (OTCMKTS:ANZBY) declared a Semi-Annual dividend on Friday, November 1st, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of 0.377 per share by the financial services provider on Monday, December 30th. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 8th.
Shares of ANZBY traded up $0.04 during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting $17.89. The stock had a trading volume of 57,862 shares, compared to its average volume of 47,307. ANZ has a 12-month low of $15.98 and a 12-month high of $20.08. The firm has a market cap of $52.26 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.04, a P/E/G ratio of 2.41 and a beta of 1.07. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $18.84 and its 200 day simple moving average is $18.95.
Several analysts have recently issued reports on the company. ValuEngine cut ANZ from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 31st. Zacks Investment Research cut ANZ from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, September 30th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group started coverage on ANZ in a report on Friday, November 1st. They set an “underperform” rating on the stock. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.00.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited provides various banking and financial products and services. The company's Australia division offers retail products and services to consumers through the branch network, mortgage specialists, contact centers, and third party brokers, as well as self-service channels, such as Internet banking, phone banking, ATMs, Website, and digital banking; and banking products and financial services, including asset financing to medium to large commercial customers, agribusiness customers, small business owners, high net worth individuals, and family groups.
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